ECRs – University of Leeds, Wellcome Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF)

University of Leeds – Wellcome Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF)

We are pleased to announce a final call for applications.  Successful candidates must take up the Fellowship by the end of 2020, and the tenure of the Fellowship must be completed by the end of 2021. 

Early Career Researcher Fellowships – to support promising individuals in the basic science, humanities and clinical fields to enable them to realise their potential and position themselves for competitive external Fellowship applications.

Applicants need not be based currently at the University of Leeds.  The deadline for submission of applications is 12 noon on Monday March 2nd 2020.  The ISSF Steering Group Committee will then triage applications and invite shortlisted candidates for interview on Tuesday April 21st 2020.  Applicants should ensure that they will be available to attend for interview on this date.  Application forms and guidance for applicants are available on the following website: 

Particularly relevant research groups include the Medical Humanities Research Group (; Centre for History and Philosophy of Science (; and Health, Medicine and Society Research Group (